ABB Optical Announces Second Annual ABB Cares Program

By Staff
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:18 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group, one of the nation’s leading distributors of optical products, will begin accepting applications for its second annual ABB Cares program on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.

GPN Hosts Record Attendance at Mid-Year Office Management Meeting

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Monday, June 22, 2015 12:18 AM CHICAGO—GPN held its largest biannual Office Management meeting to date here from June 5 to 7, exclusive to those clients who have retained GPN to co-manage their office.

Foundation Fighting Blindness Honors Luxottica’s Rush at 5th Annual NYC Fashion Ball

By VM Staff
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK—The New York chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, (FFB) the world’s largest private funder of sight-saving research, held its fifth annual New York City Fashion Ball here recently at the Plaza Hotel.

New England College Celebrates Commencement, Bestows Three Honorary Degrees

By VM Staff
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM BOSTON—New England College of Optometry, NECO, celebrated 121 years of continuous optometric education with its commencement exercises.

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Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM THE COLONY, Texas—Jochen (Jay) Frosch, senior service engineer for Schneider Optical Machines, will mark his 20-year anniversary this year.

Nova Southeastern University of Optometry Student Ties for Highest Score on ABS Exam

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Friday, June 05, 2015 12:15 AM FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.—The National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) announced that Emily M. Korszen, a third-year Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Optometry student tied one other student for the highest score in the nation on the Part I Applied Basic Science (ABS) Examination in 2015.

QSpex Named One of Atlanta’s Top Small Workplaces

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Monday, June 01, 2015 12:18 AM ALPHARETTA, Ga.—QSpex was recently selected as one of Atlanta’s Top Places to Work by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) and ranked #36 in the Top 75 Small Workplaces.

Essilor Announces 2015 Student Grant Award Recipients

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:15 AM DALLAS—Essilor of America announced the recipients of the 2015 Varilux Student Grant Awards, a competition among optometry students. This year, 16 students were awarded $1,000 each in grant money from Varilux, and from those winners, one national award was given.

Members Awarded at the 45th Annual College of Optometrists in Vision Development Meeting

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Monday, May 04, 2015 12:21 AM LAS VEGAS—At the 45th Annual Meeting of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), six members were awarded for their contribution to developmental optometry at the awards luncheon on April 17, 2015.

American Optometric Association and Optometry Cares-The AOA Foundation Announce Hall of Fame Inductees

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Friday, May 01, 2015 12:27 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) and Optometry Cares-The AOA Foundation have selected three AOA member doctors of optometry into the National Optometry Hall of Fame. Since 1998, the National Optometry Hall of Fame, administered by Optometry Cares, has recognized and honored optometrists who have made significant and long-lasting contributions to the optometric profession.

ClearVision Named One of 2015’s Best Companies to Work for in New York State

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 12:15 AM HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—ClearVision Optical has been named one of 2015’s Best Companies to Work for in New York State by The New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYSSHRM). The company was recognized at a recent awards gala held in Albany, N.Y.

The American Optometric Association Announces 2015 AOA Award Winners

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Monday, April 13, 2015 12:21 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) announced its 2015 AOA Award winners who will be recognized for their accomplishments in the eyecare profession and community service.

Luxottica Named Among Top 10 Specialty Retailers for Customer Service and Satisfaction

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Wednesday, April 01, 2015 12:18 AM RANDOLPH, N.J.—Luxottica Group tied for eighth place among the Top 10 Specialty Retailers for 2015 selected by RIS News, a business magazine for the retail community.

Barker to Serve as Corporate Chair of SUNY Gala Event, Honoring ABB Optical Group's Angel Alvarez

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Monday, February 02, 2015 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Allan Barker, OD, the president of eyecarecenter, will serve as corporate chair at the upcoming Optometric Center of New York’s 12th annual “Eyes on New York” Gala at The Plaza in New York City on March 20.

New Leadership Hosts 19th Annual Transitions Academy, Award Winners Announced

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:30 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—Held for the first time since Transitions Optical was fully acquired by Essilor, the 19th annual Transitions Academy included some noticeable changes.
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